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NASA launches NOAA weather satellite aboard ULA rocket to improve forecasts

NASA has successfully launched for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration the first in a series of four highly advanced polar-orbiting satellites, equipped with next-generation technology and designed to improve the accuracy of U.S. weather forecasts out to seven days.

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Wilson to logistics Airmen: ‘Failing at logistics can bring down the mighty’

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson spoke about how logistics acquisitions contribute to the success of the Air Force at the 2017 Logistics Officers Association Symposium in Washington, D.C., Nov. 17, 2017.

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U.S. Air Force extends E-8C Joint STARS fleet support partnership with Northrop Grumman

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman a 12-month, $349.6 million contract for Total System Support Responsibility of the E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System fleet.

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AFTC commander lauds community heroes

Speaking to an audience of about 300 veterans and family, plus military supporters and active service military, Col. Angela W. Suplisson shared a few thoughts on her concept of what constitutes a hero.

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For the first time, Army sensors can detect aircraft damage as it occurs

For the first time ever, a team of researchers successfully developed and tested networked acoustic emission sensors that can detect airframe damage on conceptual composite UH-60 Black Hawk rotorcraft.

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Headlines – December 30, 2016

Posted  December 30, 2016

News Two killed in military helicopter crash in Galveston Bay – Texas Army National Guard officials say two crew members aboard an Apache helicopter on a routine training mission have died when their aircraft crashed in Galveston Bay just off the shoreline about 25 miles southeast of Houston.   No U.S. carrier now in Mideast…

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News Briefs – December 30, 2016

Posted  December 30, 2016

Iran says it warns off fighters, drones during drill An Iranian general said Wednesday that his country’s air defenses have warned off several fighter jets and drones during an ongoing military drill. “In the past three days of military drills, the air defense has given warnings to 12 aircraft of trans-regional countries to stay away…

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Air Force Research Laboratory

Posted  December 30, 2016

The roar of history can be heard at the Air Force Research Laboratory Rocket Propulsion Division at Edwards Air Force Base.

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NASA 2017 – Building the Future

Posted  December 30, 2016

NASA looks forward to 2017. For more information on NASA in 2016 and beyond, visit: https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-reveals-the-unknown-in-2016

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412th Test Wing

Posted  December 30, 2016

The history of U.S. Air Force flight test is inextricably linked with the history of Edwards Air Force Base in California’s Mojave Desert. In fact, almost every airframe that has been part of the U.S. Air Force inventory was tested at Edwards.

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